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Social Science Research (Social Policy and Social Work)

Nottingham University Business School

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17910 GBP/year
8235 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Providing broad-based training in social science research, this course will equip you with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society in a number of ways.

Overview

Key facts

  • 78% of our research considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework
  • 96.3% of sociology and social policy postgraduates secured work or further study within six months of graduation
Primarily aimed at students following an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD, this course may also be suitable if you are intending to apply for +3 ESRC funding (to cover a PhD) or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research skills. It will also prepare you for research posts in academic, voluntary, private and third-sector settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Social Science Research
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Quantitative Analysis
  • Foundations in Qualitative Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject in the arts, humanities, or social sciences

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17910 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8235 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8235 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Social Science Research (Social Policy and Social Work)
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Nottingham University Business School

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